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Learning Center Experience
Service learning in America is a concept that can be traced
back to 1903 when the Cooperative Education Movement was founded at the
University of Cincinnati. Since then,
several different types of service learning programs, like Learn and Serve
America, have been created to offer young people an opportunity to become
involved with service projects while learning at the same time.
Learn and Serve America (previously known as the Serve
America program) was created under the National and Community Service Act of
1990. In 1993, Learn and Serve America was integrated alongside AmeriCorps and
Senior Corps as part of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
From kindergarten to college students, Learn and Serve
America offers service learning opportunities that connect educational projects
to community service activities. The
program hopes to increase student engagement in the learning process and encourage
students to become active in their communities through the services they
We invite College of Public
Service students in our public
administration program and School of Graduate
Education program students to explore the Learn and Serve America website
if they are interested in participating in one of their programs or using it in
By participating in Learn and Serve America activities,
students can build their academic and civic skills. Four principles that guide Learn and Serve
A study conducted by Learn and Serve America programs
suggests that “effective service learning programs improve grades, increase
attendance in school, and develop students' personal and social responsibility”
(Learn and Serve America, 2013).
Learn and Serve America appropriates funds to K–12
through higher education institutions through grants. Institutions interested in
connecting learning objectives with meaningful service to the community can
apply for a grant.
Organizations interested in a Learn and Serve America grant
can visit their website
to find out about new grant opportunities for programs such as:
Individuals including educators, parents, students, or
nonprofits can visit here for more information: http://www.learnandserve.gov/for_individuals/overview/index.asp.
Serve America. (2013). About Learn and Serve America. Retrieved from http://www.learnandserve.gov on April 19, 2013.
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